Welcome to Los Angeles. A dynamic, ever evolving destination that’s set against a backdrop of authenticity, optimism, and the unexpected. We invite you to be a free spirit here, to be different, to be bold, and to have fun. A place where our rich Latinx heritage is part of the city's DNA. Take a stroll through Olvera Street, dance to music at Mariachi Plaza, plan a taco trek with our food map, admire Latinx art, or remember loved ones during Dia de los Muertos festivities. Explore our dynamic cultural hubs, celebrate history, and enjoy the serenity of a stunning sunset. The possibilities in LA are endless. Click here to view the 2021 Latino Heritage Month Guide presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs.

Festival de Moles at Guelaguetza | Photo: Guelaguetza
Festival de Moles at Guelaguetza | Photo: Guelaguetza

LA PRÓXIMA GENERACIÓN

"La Próxima Generación" shines the spotlight on the next generation of LA's Latino chefs and restaurateurs. The series is hosted by Bricia Lopez, co-owner of Guelaguetza, the acclaimed Oaxacan restaurant in Koreatown. Bricia's parents, Fernando Lopez and Maria de Jesus Monterrubio opened Guelaguetza in 1994.